Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 11/25/16 Nictitate

Nictitate (verb)
nictitate [nik-ti-teyt]


verb (used without object), nictitated, nictitating.
1. to wink.

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Origin: 1815-25; < Medieval Latin nictitātus, past participle of nictitāre, frequentative of Latin nictāre to wink, frequentative of nicere to beckon; see -ate

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